Scallops a la Peking House

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  • Published Aug 14th
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings4
  • Calories304
Scallops with an Asian twist! This dish is great served over a bed of steamed rice.

Scallops a la Peking House Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Scallops a la Peking House for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 4 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds scallops
  • 1 cup clam juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/3 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts

Scallops a la Peking House Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Scallops a la Peking House, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Scallops a la Peking House is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Scallops a la Peking House within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Scallops a la Peking House easily:

  1. 1 In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup dry white wine. Set aside.
  2. 2 In a large skillet, heat peanut oil on medium-high heat until almost smoking. Remove the skillet from heat and add green onions. Return the skillet to heat and cook, stirring constantly, until the scallions are soft.
  3. 3 Add the scallops to the skillet. Cook the scallops for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. 4 Add clam juice or broth to the skillet. Continue stirring. Add salt and red pepper or hot sauce to taste. Stir in ginger and water chestnuts.
  5. 5 Stir in the mixture of dissolved cornstarch and white wine. Turn the heat to high, and cook the mixture until it boils and thickens.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 304 calories; 14.9 grams of fat; 9.4 grams of carbohydrates; 29.2 grams of protein; 58 milligrams of cholesterol; 698 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Apr 22nd 2018

    4.22.18 We know that we also eat with our eyes and, visually, this dish was not appealing, simply anemic looking, unfortunately. Taste was pretty good, but I think this would greatly ben ...

  2. Apr 8th 2009

    Great! I added some veggies and served over red rice.

  3. Sep 22nd 2008

    This is by far one of the best scallop recipes I have ever tried. It was so easy to do and taste great!